Course Duration
2 Years

Entry Criteria
Minimum of 5 GCSE grades between 4-9, including English and Maths

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What will I study during the course duration?

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Esports. In this unit, learners will develop an understanding of the esports and traditional sports industries and the careers they could pursue in esports, or in other related industries such as sciences, technology, digital, business, sport and the creatives.
  • Unit 2:. Esports skills, strategies and analysis. In this unit, learners will develop the understanding and skills to analyse esports performances and recommend improvements. Students will be understanding strategies, exploring best practices, techniques and carrying out performance analysis.
  • Unit 3:  Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in the Esports Industry. In this unit, learners will study successful esports enterprises and the mindset of the entrepreneurs behind them. They will research, plan and pitch their esports start-up enterprise and gain feedback on their planning activity.
  • Unit 4: Health, Wellbeing and Fitness for Esports Players. In this unit, learners explore the importance of health, wellbeing and fitness in the esports industry. This will include investigating physical and mental health and suggesting ways to improve.

How will I be assessed?

All units in this Level 3 Extended Certificate qualification are assessed and graded by the academy and then subject to external standards verification and agreement of these grades awarded. You must therefore pass each individual unit to achieve the overall qualification. 

Assessment will take place using a number of different methods and formats including report writing, observation records and presentations. 

Career opportunities and Future study

The qualification is aimed at learners who want to progress to employment in the esports industry, possibly via an apprenticeship, or who may aspire to enter higher education. The qualification is endorsed by the British Esports Association as being suitable for learners who want to work in the industry.

  • Professional Player
  • Coach
  • Analyst
  • Journalist
  • Games Development
  • Marketing
  • Events Management
  • Business Development